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Program Coordinator

The opportunity

RivMed has an exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator.  This is a new position created to coordinate our Targeted Early Intervention (TEI), Connected Beginnings and Elder Care programs.  Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the successful applicant will work within a growing supportive and passionate team at Riverina Medical & Dental Aboriginal Corporation (RivMed) to ensure delivery of the highest quality, services and programs.

The Role

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for operational leadership of the above mentioned Programs, however, the successful applicant will also be required to actively participate in the delivery of these programs.  Our ideal candidate will have had previous experience in the management or running of TEI or Connected Beginnings or Elder Care programs or similar.  

The key objectives of the role include, but are not limited to:

  1. Managing the operations, delivery and reporting of the TEI, Connected Beginnings and Elder Care programs;
  2. Monitoring the funding agreements and reporting requirements for the Programs; 
  3. Monitoring and ensuring continuous improvement across the team; and
  4. Leading and managing the Program staff, ensuring staff are engaged and empowered to achieve program objectives.

Who we are

Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation (RivMed) is a long-established Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation in the heart of Wiradjuri Country. 

RivMed work to effect change in the most marginalised and vulnerable people in our community. We work to achieve this through the provision of culturally appropriate medical and well-being services for Aboriginal people and their families.

About you

To be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate you meet the Selection Criteria below:

  • Aboriginality – This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position and candidates will be required to provide confirmation of Aboriginality with their application. (NB: applicants race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW)

  • Tertiary Qualification in Mental Health, Community Services or related field; or qualification as an Aboriginal Health Worker or Practitioner; or equivalent relevant skills and experience

  • Experience working with peak bodies, funding agencies, service regulators, strategic partners and community

  • Experience in report writing and reporting against funding agreements 

  • Demonstrated experience in the management of programs / projects and staff 

  • Excellent computer skills and experience utilising clinical software such as Communicare

  • Current drivers licence and willingness to travel for work related purposes.

We offer an excellent range of benefits including but not limited to:

  • Excellent remuneration 

  • Full access to salary sacrifice arrangements up to a grossed-up value of $30,000

  • Accelerated long service leave entitlements and early access to such leave

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program, with the cost of external counselling sessions paid by the Corporation

  • Excellent training and development opportunities


Please provide a copy of your up-to-date resume, confirmation of Aboriginality and a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying and the skills, capabilities and experience you will bring to the role. 

 Applications should be emailed to or marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and addressed to the Human Resource Team, PO Box 458, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 

Applications close 9am, Thursday 14 December 2023.  

Employment conditions

Employment is subject to confirmation of Aboriginality, and a clear Working with Children and Criminal Record Check.  Successful applicants must demonstrate vaccination for Covid-19 in line with current Department of Health regulations.

If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Paul Locker, Human Resource Manager on 02 6923 5300 or email

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?